JOB DESCRIPTION - SENIOR PRIVATE ASSETS RESEARCH ANALYST

Expiring today

Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 16, 2021
Closes
Apr 14, 2021
Ref
10542709
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
  • Key responsibilities
    • The role involves taking primary responsibility for Private Equity and Venture Capital funds' co-investment opportunities as well as direct investments in venture companies in their various funding rounds.
    • Screening and prioritizing new investment opportunities.
    • Communication with financial sponsors and company management teams.
    • Lead the investment team's due diligence, including financial statement analysis, business drivers analysis, valuation analysis, business and financial performance forecasting, and risk assessment of the above opportunities.
    • Build financial models with advanced Excel skillset and prepare due diligence reports.
    • Lead the investment team's recommendations to the Investment Committee with respect to the above opportunities.
  • Monitor a watch list of current and prospective investments including regular interaction with companies and network and updating of models based on new information including financial statements and other corporate actions/filings. To also include the provision of performance analysis and written commentaries on investments.
    • Contribute to the team's work on funds, including analysis of underlying portfolio companies, as required.


  • Skills and qualifications
    • Excellent analytical skill-set with an ability to collect and analyze information. Additional experience in ESG scoring/monitoring would be an advantage.
    • Excellent knowledge and experience of corporate finance and accounting concepts, hands on experience applying various valuation methodologies, e.g. DCF, sum of the parts.
    • Knowledge of key industry sectors such as healthcare and technology, and ability to gain deep sector knowledge as required.
    • High level communication skills with the ability to express views and complex subjects clearly and succinctly.
    • Good judgement and ability to compare and relativize similar opportunities in their respective industries.
  • Functional requirements
    • Minimum of 7 years of experience analyzing businesses for investment purposes, of which at least some part in private equity or venture capital assessing opportunities.


  • Experience can include but is not limited to any of the following areas:
    • Investment banking or capital markets
    • Asset management
    • Private Equity
    • Investment function in single or multi-family office
    • Investment function at direct investment fund or multi-asset investment fund
    • Investment consultancy
  • Bachelor's degree.
    • CFA, MBA, or accounting qualification would be an advantage.

This is an opportunity to join a tightly-knit team of investment professionals managing a global diversified portfolio.

The position could be based in the UK, Dubai, or the EU (after an initial integration into the team).

The position will offer a competitive base salary plus performance bonus and the usual package of executive benefits.
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